SBU expelled from Ukraine by the representative of Russia in the focal point


The security service of Ukraine (SBU) has expelled the chief of staff of the Russian representative in the Joint center for control and coordination of the ceasefire (SCCC), Colonel Vladimir Cheban. About it reports “Ukrainian truth” with reference to the press service of the SBU.

According to the Ministry, Cheban allegedly handed over to representatives of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND) schedules and routes of flights of UAVs of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE. Based on this information, the DNR could hide from international observers in their firing positions, as well as the locations of heavy weapons, I believe in the SBU.

Also, according to the SBU, Cheban allegedly involved in falsification of the Russian side in SCCC evidence of violations of the Minsk agreements by the Ukrainian military.

Ciobanu also denied entry to Ukraine for five years. According to “the Ukrainian truth”, Cheban, accompanied by the staff of SBU came to the state border in the Kharkiv and left the territory of Ukraine.

In February this year, the SBU has accused the Russian JCCC representatives in the Donbass to “promote the DNI and the LC.” Among the accused, was then called the SBU Deputy head of the Russian side in SCCC Colonel Igor Kirsanov, officer-observer Alexander Andryushkino officer interactions of Colonel Edward Anisimov.

SCCC was founded in September 2014 after the start of the Minsk talks. The center includes military observers are tasked with monitoring, recording and suppression of violations of the ceasefire regime on the demarcation line in the Donbass. The posts are in the JCCC Donetsk airport, Avdiivka and Shirokino. Representatives of the center are also working with supporters of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.